The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Retail in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Retail over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Retailing
England / North West
Rank 48 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Permanent jobs citing Retail 308 253 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 5.20% 4.65% 5.79%
As % of the General category 14.82% 11.81% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 244 184 274
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2078 2143 2743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.07% 39.36% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1604 1771 2305
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Retail
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Retail as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Retail Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region.

Retail Salary Trend in the North West

Retail
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Retail across the North West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Retail Salary Histogram in the North West

Retail
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Retail within the North West region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +3 220 £42,500 -1.16% 48
Lancashire +10 31 £42,500 +16.43% 10
Cheshire -21 22 £37,500 - 18
Merseyside -7 14 £40,000 - 11
Retail
England

Retail
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Retail also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Retail.

1 191 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (26.04%) Finance
3 155 (25.88%) E-Commerce
4 109 (18.20%) SQL
5 105 (17.53%) HTML
6 90 (15.03%) JavaScript
7 89 (14.86%) CSS
8 85 (14.19%) Banking
9 81 (13.52%) PHP
10 75 (12.52%) Microsoft
11 72 (12.02%) Stakeholder Management
12 69 (11.52%) Java
13 66 (11.02%) SQL Server
14 65 (10.85%) Oracle
15 64 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
16 61 (10.18%) Project Management
17 59 (9.85%) Manufacturing
17 59 (9.85%) Web Development
18 57 (9.52%) Software Engineering
19 55 (9.18%) MVC
20 54 (9.02%) Scrum
21 53 (8.85%) MySQL
21 53 (8.85%) Degree
21 53 (8.85%) Analytics
22 51 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
23 50 (8.35%) Git (software)
24 49 (8.18%) OO
25 48 (8.01%) jQuery
26 47 (7.85%) Magento
26 47 (7.85%) Big Data

Retail
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (3.34%) Apache Spark
1 20 (3.34%) WebSphere
2 18 (3.01%) Tomcat
3 15 (2.50%) SAS
3 15 (2.50%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (1.84%) JBoss
5 10 (1.67%) CMS
5 10 (1.67%) WebLogic
6 7 (1.17%) Apache Solr
6 7 (1.17%) Commerce Server
6 7 (1.17%) Jetty
6 7 (1.17%) OpenStack
6 7 (1.17%) WordPress
7 6 (1.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (0.83%) Confluence
9 4 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.50%) Apache
Applications
1 43 (7.18%) MS Excel
2 14 (2.34%) Photoshop
3 13 (2.17%) MS Office
4 8 (1.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (1.34%) MS Project
5 7 (1.17%) SPSS
6 6 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.83%) InDesign
8 3 (0.50%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.33%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 47 (7.85%) Magento
2 14 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.67%) PeopleSoft HRMS
4 4 (0.67%) SAP CO
4 4 (0.67%) SAP FI
4 4 (0.67%) SAP FI/CO
4 4 (0.67%) SAP PM
4 4 (0.67%) SAP PP
5 3 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.50%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.33%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft CRM
7 1 (0.17%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 45 (7.51%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (3.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (1.17%) SaaS
5 3 (0.50%) AdWords
5 3 (0.50%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.50%) IaaS
5 3 (0.50%) PaaS
6 2 (0.33%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) GitHub
7 1 (0.17%) Google Play
7 1 (0.17%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.84%) Firewall
2 14 (2.34%) Network Security
3 8 (1.34%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 7 (1.17%) VoIP
5 6 (1.00%) Wireless
6 5 (0.83%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (0.83%) VPN
7 4 (0.67%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.67%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.50%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (0.50%) Internet
8 3 (0.50%) LAN
8 3 (0.50%) SAN
8 3 (0.50%) SSL
8 3 (0.50%) WAN
9 2 (0.33%) FTP
9 2 (0.33%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.17%) DHCP
10 1 (0.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 53 (8.85%) MySQL
3 47 (7.85%) Big Data
4 22 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 19 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 17 (2.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (2.67%) Hadoop
7 16 (2.67%) Oracle Database
8 12 (2.00%) MongoDB
8 12 (2.00%) Relational Database
9 11 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.50%) RDBMS
11 8 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (1.17%) Couchbase
12 7 (1.17%) Redis
12 7 (1.17%) Riak
13 6 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.83%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 50 (8.35%) Git (software)
2 20 (3.34%) JIRA
3 17 (2.84%) Jenkins
4 16 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (2.50%) JUnit
6 14 (2.34%) Visual Studio
7 13 (2.17%) Mockito
8 11 (1.84%) LSMW
9 10 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (1.67%) Selenium
10 9 (1.50%) Hudson
11 8 (1.34%) GoCD
12 7 (1.17%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.17%) Grunt
12 7 (1.17%) JMeter
13 6 (1.00%) Eclipse
13 6 (1.00%) Subversion
13 6 (1.00%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.83%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.83%) MSBuild
General
1 156 (26.04%) Finance
2 85 (14.19%) Banking
3 59 (9.85%) Manufacturing
4 42 (7.01%) Marketing
5 28 (4.67%) Publishing
6 27 (4.51%) Telecoms
7 19 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (2.34%) Retail Banking
9 11 (1.84%) Billing
9 11 (1.84%) Games
10 10 (1.67%) Advertising
11 9 (1.50%) Electronics
12 8 (1.34%) Legal
13 7 (1.17%) Local Government
14 4 (0.67%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.33%) Automotive
15 2 (0.33%) Back Office
15 2 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.33%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.33%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 183 (30.55%) Developer
2 105 (17.53%) Analyst
3 69 (11.52%) Consultant
4 50 (8.35%) Architect
5 49 (8.18%) Business Analyst
6 33 (5.51%) Senior Developer
7 30 (5.01%) Project Manager
7 30 (5.01%) Web Developer
8 29 (4.84%) PHP Developer
9 28 (4.67%) Graduate
10 26 (4.34%) JavaScript Developer
11 25 (4.17%) Software Developer
12 24 (4.01%) E-Commerce Analyst
13 23 (3.84%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 21 (3.51%) Retail Business Analyst
15 20 (3.34%) SQL Developer
16 19 (3.17%) IT Manager
17 18 (3.01%) Agile Business Analyst
17 18 (3.01%) Software Engineer
18 17 (2.84%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (17.53%) HTML
2 89 (14.86%) CSS
3 48 (8.01%) jQuery
4 39 (6.51%) .NET
5 37 (6.18%) AngularJS
6 26 (4.34%) HTML5
7 21 (3.51%) XML
8 20 (3.34%) Web Services
9 18 (3.01%) React
10 17 (2.84%) ASP.NET
11 16 (2.67%) CSS3
12 14 (2.34%) JSON
13 12 (2.00%) Hibernate
13 12 (2.00%) JDBC
13 12 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (2.00%) Spring
14 11 (1.84%) EDI
14 11 (1.84%) Laravel
14 11 (1.84%) SOAP
15 10 (1.67%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (6.68%) iPad
3 38 (6.34%) User Experience
4 21 (3.51%) Data Centre
5 20 (3.34%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.67%) Mobile App
7 13 (2.17%) Mathematics
8 12 (2.00%) EPoS
9 11 (1.84%) Statistics
10 10 (1.67%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.50%) FMCG
12 8 (1.34%) Computer Science
13 7 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (1.17%) Psychology
14 6 (1.00%) Credit Risk
14 6 (1.00%) Social Media
15 5 (0.83%) Data Integration
15 5 (0.83%) Virtual Team
16 4 (0.67%) Visualisation
17 3 (0.50%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 36 (6.01%) Linux
2 33 (5.51%) Windows
3 18 (3.01%) Apple iOS
4 16 (2.67%) Android
5 10 (1.67%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.50%) Windows 7
7 7 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
7 7 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (1.00%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.67%) Unix
11 3 (0.50%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.17%) AIX
13 1 (0.17%) CentOS
13 1 (0.17%) Fedora
13 1 (0.17%) Solaris
13 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (31.89%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (25.88%) E-Commerce
3 72 (12.02%) Stakeholder Management
4 61 (10.18%) Project Management
5 59 (9.85%) Web Development
6 57 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 55 (9.18%) MVC
8 54 (9.02%) Scrum
9 53 (8.85%) Analytics
10 51 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
11 49 (8.18%) OO
12 47 (7.85%) TDD
13 41 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
14 37 (6.18%) Mentoring
15 35 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (5.84%) SDLC
16 34 (5.68%) Business Analysis
17 30 (5.01%) ITIL
17 30 (5.01%) Waterfall
18 26 (4.34%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 109 (18.20%) SQL
2 90 (15.03%) JavaScript
3 81 (13.52%) PHP
4 69 (11.52%) Java
5 39 (6.51%) C#
6 36 (6.01%) Python
7 23 (3.84%) C++
8 18 (3.01%) C
9 16 (2.67%) T-SQL
10 15 (2.50%) Go
11 14 (2.34%) Perl
12 12 (2.00%) Bash Shell
12 12 (2.00%) Ruby
13 11 (1.84%) ABAP
14 8 (1.34%) R
15 7 (1.17%) PowerShell
15 7 (1.17%) VBA
16 5 (0.83%) Korn
17 4 (0.67%) Scala
17 4 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (8.85%) Degree
2 21 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (2.84%) CCNP
4 9 (1.50%) CCIE
4 9 (1.50%) CCSA
4 9 (1.50%) CCSE
4 9 (1.50%) CCSP
5 8 (1.34%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.17%) PhD
7 6 (1.00%) CISSP
7 6 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (1.00%) PMP
8 5 (0.83%) CCNA
8 5 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.83%) MCSE
8 5 (0.83%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.67%) ISEB
9 4 (0.67%) MCITP
9 4 (0.67%) MCP
9 4 (0.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.34%) QA
2 15 (2.50%) Data Quality
3 13 (2.17%) SLA
4 9 (1.50%) COBIT
5 8 (1.34%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.33%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 7816
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.50%) Docker
3 4 (0.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.50%) Firmware
4 3 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (2.84%) Puppet
2 16 (2.67%) Ansible
2 16 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.50%) FortiGate
3 9 (1.50%) Terraform
4 7 (1.17%) Kibana
4 7 (1.17%) logstash
4 7 (1.17%) Salt
5 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.33%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 75 (12.52%) Microsoft
2 65 (10.85%) Oracle
3 41 (6.84%) SAP
4 22 (3.67%) Google
5 21 (3.51%) Cisco
6 14 (2.34%) VMware
7 12 (2.00%) Adobe
7 12 (2.00%) CheckPoint
8 10 (1.67%) IBM
9 9 (1.50%) Fortinet
9 9 (1.50%) HP
9 9 (1.50%) Splunk
10 7 (1.17%) hybris
10 7 (1.17%) Rackspace
10 7 (1.17%) Teradata
11 6 (1.00%) ATG
12 5 (0.83%) Citrix
12 5 (0.83%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.67%) Apple
13 4 (0.67%) PeopleSoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Broster Buchanan
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-40k Plus Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £70k - 90k per year + benefits inc car
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Robert Walters
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable (Dependent on Experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £24,000 per annum Salary Negotiable dependant on exper
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £65k - 90k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £60000.00 - £63000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £46755 - £54547 per annum + plus ben's
Posted: 7 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
GCI Com
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable (Dependent on Experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sogeti
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + Bonus + 27 days annual leave
Posted: 5 days ago